What is the indication for statins for the treatment of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)?

Updated: Sep 30, 2018
  • Author: Suneel Movva, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Statins have been suggested to have potential antithrombotic effects. Statins are recommended for APS patients with hyperlipidemia and, possibly, in aPL patients with recurrent thromboses despite adequate anticoagulation. [19]


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